Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory condition that involves not only the joints but other connective tissue as well. The majority of the more than five million cases seen in the U.S. have appeared in persons between the ages of 20...
Part Used: Dried underground parts.
Constituents: Steroidal saponins, based on diosgenin:
Names: Guaiac, Lignum vitae.
Habitat: W. Indies, Florida and
In the field of acupuncture few good clinical research trials have been completed, and there has also been very poor follow-up assessment of many of the conditions that have been treated by acupuncturists. It is therefore impossible to give a clear...